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A MINIATURE EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK MAPLE AND CO. LONDON. CIRCA 1910

A MINIATURE EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK MAPLE AND CO. LONDON. CIRCA 1910

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A MINIATURE EIGHT DAY STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK. MAPLE AND CO, LONDON. CIRCA 1910A MINIATURE EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK MAPLE AND CO. LONDON. CIRCA 1910
 
Description: Although this clock is in miniature, with its detailing and proportions, commands the same grandeur presence as it's 9 foot counterparts. The Chinese-style lacquer work is beautifully executed and is in wonderful condition. The brass dial is made to traditional high standards being heavy brass, finely engraved chapter rings and having the rolling lunar month in the arch is a desirable feature on any clock. The movement again is made t traditional London standards with twin brass cased weights, brass rod pendulum, anchor escapement and striking the hours and half hours on a fine bell. Maple & Co. were one of the largest and most successful furniture retailers and cabinetmakers in the Victorian and Edwardian periods. They were well known for fine quality of craftsmanship and specialised in copying old designs but giving them an up to date twist to compliment more modern trends. The business was established by John Maple in Surrey. He later opened up a large shop in Tottenham Court Road, the heart of London's finest retail districts. By 1880s they were the largest furniture shop in the world. The fine quality of their is still known and appreciated today and is still coveted and collected by discerning collectors worldwide. This is a fine miniature longcase clock that rarely comes on to the market. 70" (178 cm.) High, excluding finial
Stock number: S197F
Price: 5,600
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